Department of Education

Department of Education

The Department of Education was established in 1978 and offers M.Ed. (Full Time-one year program through two semesters), M.Ed. (Part Time- a two- year course through four semesters for in-service teachers), M.Phil. (Full Time) and a Ph.D. program. The Department has the distinction of being a resourceful Teacher Education center due to the pedagogical contribution in the field of education in the field of educational research through the diligent preparation of all the abstracts of the dissertations /thesis of 676 researches carried out in the Department since its Inception. The Department's have gained wide recognition for various Models of teaching, Modules for education related activities/programs, tests, SLM, CAI and CAL, etc. It is the only department in Gujarat to introduce two innovative papers: Psychology of instruction and information Technology in its M.Ed. syllabus. It has established itself as a reliable agency in conducting competitive and entrance examinations for various institutions like the Staff Selection Commission, NIBM, IRMA, IGNOU, UGC, GSLET and Saurashtra University, etc. It is infra-structurally sound with general and specific facilities like Computer Lab with audio-visual aids, Seminar Hall and students' Book-bank. The Department has four highly qualified and competent full-time faculty members. The research thrust areas of the Department are: Measurement and Evaluation, Guidance and Counselling, and IT enabled Teacher Education. Presently, 20 researchers are pursuing their doctoral work in the Department and 119 have already been awarded their Ph.D.s degree till date.

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